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Cardiac EP Device Specialist | EP Lab | Full Time 40 Hours

Rapid City, SD USA Full time 22_2220

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*Fully vaccinated means it has been at least two weeks since the completion of a COVID-19 primary vaccination series. COVID-19 primary vaccination series is defined as the administration of a single-dose vaccine (such as the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 Vaccine) or the administration of all required doses of a multi-dose vaccine (such as the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine (interchangeable with the licensed Comirnaty Vaccine) or the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine).

Pay Rate Range

$30.12

to

$37.65

(Determined by the knowledge, skills, and experience of the applicant.)

Job Summary

The Cardiac Electrophysiology Device Specialist provides direct and indirect care of patients with cardiac pacemakers, internal cardiac defibrillators, cardiac resynchronization devices, and implanted loop recorders in accordance with the departmental process. They would work closely with the Electrophysiologists and the electrophysiology team in the hospital setting. This position is responsible for the evaluation and optimization in programming for all device patients.

Monument Health offers competitive wages and benefits on qualifying positions. Some of those benefits can include:

*Supportive work culture

*Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage

*Retirement Plans, Health Savings Account, and Flexible Spending Account

*Instant pay is available for qualifying positions

*Paid Time Off Accrual Bank

*Opportunities for growth and advancement

*Tuition assistance/reimbursement

*Excellent pay differentials on qualifying positions (extra pay for working evening, nights or weekends)

*Flexible scheduling

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Does full evaluation and assessment of patients with pacemakers, defibrillators, CRT devices, implanted loop recorders; reprograms devices as required.
  • Enrolls, interrogates, and programs patients with cardiac devices and recognizes abnormalities, malfunctions, and alert indicators.
  • Performs inpatient, pre/post MRI, pre-op, post device implantation checks in the hospital setting.
  • Demonstrates a knowledge and ability to interpret complex cardiac rhythms.
  • Demonstrates the ability to safely scrub and assist the physician during implantation of loop recorders, if needed.
  • Assists in scheduling patients for follow-up, remote monitoring, or replacements as indicated.
  • Demonstrates clinical knowledge of all manufacturer’s devices and therapies required.
  • Supports all aspects of documentation in the EMR and MURJ systems.
  • Maintains knowledge of hospital, department, and regulatory agency policies and requirements.
  • Is able to perform duties in affiliated device clinic, Rehab, and Hospice facilities.
  • Educates patients and families regarding device function and remote and/or clinic follow-up.
  • Ensures timely and proper documentation and billing.
  • Coordinates and prioritizes with other members of the healthcare team to respond to patients, plan, and initiate timely and efficient care.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Required:

Education - High School Diploma/GED Equivalent: General Studies
Certification - Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification - American Heart Association (AHA); Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification - American Heart Association (AHA)

Experience - 3+ years cardiology and cardiac device experience

Preferred:

Education - Associates Degree

Certification - Certified Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS) - International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE) or Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES) - Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI)

Physical Requirements:
Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Job Category

Clinical Care

Job Family

Clinical Support

Department

RCH Cardiac Services EP Lab

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Shift

Employee Type

Regular

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